teenage dream

Every so often, I give up on pretending that I have sophisticated taste in music and turn on the kind of thing I used to wallow to in high school. It's a sure ticket to the past, which has been especially welcome lately—nothing like escaping to the good old days when the president was just… Continue reading teenage dream

dudes in a hurry (silicon valley culture clash #1)

If I die this summer, it will be on a staircase.* So recently, my life became a giant sausagefest. For the past nine years, I’ve been surrounded by women, effeminate men, and people who don’t subscribe to the gender binary. This is a direct consequence of attending performing arts high school followed by Vassar followed… Continue reading dudes in a hurry (silicon valley culture clash #1)

ladies and gentlemen of the class of 2012…

Wear sunscreen.  Just kidding. If you haven’t learned that after four Founder’s Days, then you’re basically doomed to spend the rest of your formative years (which you will surely find a way to extend into your thirties) rolling around in Brooklyn wearing flannel and being offended by things.  I write this because I want to… Continue reading ladies and gentlemen of the class of 2012…